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David Mellor Visitor Centre

The Round Building Leadmill, Hathersage, Peak District National Park S32 1BA, England
+44 1433 650220
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Traffic lights with no traffic, a bus stop with no buses!

All designed by David Mellor's design team in an iconic ambience and with a café and shopping... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Compositefiller
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London, United Kingdom
Mixed feelings

We had lunch ij the cafe and were served by lovely , friendly staff but the drinks and a sandwich... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
casepackedandready
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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The David Mellor Cutlery Factory, Design Museum, Country Shop and Cafe - all on the same site. Just outside Hathersage in one of the most beautiful areas of Derbyshire, they provide a uniquely stimulating and enjoyable day out in the Peak District National Park.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“traffic lights” (23 reviews)
“the kitchen” (6 reviews)
“cakes” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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The Round Building Leadmill, Hathersage, Peak District National Park S32 1BA, England
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+44 1433 650220
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Reviewed 4 days ago

All designed by David Mellor's design team in an iconic ambience and with a café and shopping facilities. Do not miss a visit to this wonderfully-designed facility and check-out a visit to the factory - I think on week-ends only.

Thank Compositefiller
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch ij the cafe and were served by lovely , friendly staff but the drinks and a sandwich took over 20 minutes to arrive and were nothing memorable. We then called in the shop for a couple of items for friends who had...More

1  Thank casepackedandready
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

It could be the way my mind works, but I was really expecting more of an exhibition than what was there. Some glass cabinets and a few larger items in the cafe and the majority of the site taken up by a shop - Not...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Hey I am a nice guy, no richer or poorer than any other member of jimminy joe public but I got to say some of the people who visit this place have a real attitude problem. Staff friendly but customers think they are a cut...More

1  Thank kevbutnobacon
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

The coffee shop is a really nice place to stop off and enjoy a break. Situated in the middle of the showroom you can see at first hand why DAVID Mellor was an outstanding designer More than a cutlery store, and if you make time...More

2  Thank khackett3
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I had never heard of David Mellor, Sheffield born designer until last week. Why not? He’s been involved in some amazing iconic pieces that we all take for granted: Modern Post Box, Bus Shelter, Zebra Crossing signage, those solid metal bollards we see in every...More

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Great food fast friendly knowledgable service. Coffee has improved Food beautifully presented Fascinating gift shop with many home"must haves" if you enjoy great design you will love this shop. Beautifully designed cutlery and small pieces of furniture. Enjoy the design museum wrapped around the restaurant....More

Thank timm586
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I live nearby so I'm a little biased but this is a fascinating place to visit, especially when you can do a workshop tour. A must for Design fans, and the Cafe has some great cakes. Do be prepared to pay!

Thank dc55555
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Just on the edge of Hathersage is the factory shop for the late designer David Mellor. You can look around the little factory(at weekends) there is a cook shop and a cafe. The cafe serves light lunches, pastries and coffees. Highly recommend the quiche. To...More

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Easily overlooked in rural environment, you should not forget to visit this extraordinary attraction. In one space it contains a small interesting exhibition of David Mellors extensive design work, a very nice cafe (soup + sandwich recommended), and a fingerlicking beautiful shop. Here one can...More

1  Thank Jan S
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Peter M
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Response from AntoniaTrip | Reviewed this property |
Have a look at the web site, it was not open when we were there.
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